Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

February 27, 2015

Globe and Mail

Health care of the future: drones, robots and gadgets
Yves Bolduc resignation: aims to return to practicing medicine


Toronto Star

More aboriginal children to refuse chemo treatments
Ryerson and St. Michael’s Hospital launch new graduate program for dietetic students


National Post

Questioning the need for physician-assisted suicide legislation

CBC

More focus on treating high blood pressure could save millions of lives worldwide 
 

Canadian Health Reference Guide

NWT: New medical support services launched
NS announces proposed Health Authority Board
$24.2 million investment in new advanced care planning program for enhanced end-of-life care
CD Howe Institute report: how to enhance health care coverage in Canada


Edmonton Journal

Letter: use health care premiums for new partnerships and innovations 
Overcrowding worsens in Edmonton hospitals


Star Phoenix

First aboriginal Canadian to achieve a doctor of pharmacy degree
 

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa Public Health to explain failure to check student vaccine records

Montreal Gazette

Medical school deans warn that Bill 20 will force physicians away from teaching
Quebec health care reform accused of being paternalistic
Yves Bolduc resigns as Quebec Education Minister

Chronicle Herald

Arbitration continues on status of four health units
 

Le Devoir

Le projet de loi 20 n’est pas une solution à l’accès difficile à un médecin 
Le Conseil du statut de la femme donne son aval au projet de loi 20
Le PL10 n’est pas clair concernant la situation de la ville de Québec 


La Presse

Les primes aux médecins pour accepter de nouveaux patients toujours en vigueur 
Fécondation assistée interdite aux femmes de 42 ans et plus : Une erreur?
Un expert en fiscalité recommande de cesser la taxe santé
Yves Bolduc retourne à la pratique médicale

 

Le Journal de Québec

Les facultés de médecine perdront l’intérêt des professeurs et des étudiants

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